This Christmas Dump Cake is a delicious and easy-to-make dessert that is perfect for any holiday gathering.
This dessert combines tender apples, juicy cranberries, and a cinnamon crumb topping to create a perfect seasonal treat.
Why This Easy Christmas Dump Cake Recipe Works
SIMPLE INGREDIENTS - With items likely in your pantry, there's no stress for last-minute shopping.
EASY TO MAKE - Combining ingredients and baking that's all it takes!
SERVES A CROWD - Ideal for family gatherings, as it makes enough to serve many.
Please check the recipe card below for a detailed, printable ingredient list.
APPLE PIE FILLING - Adds sweetness and a familiar, comforting taste.
CRANBERRY SAUCE - Brings a lovely contrast to the apples.
CINNAMON SWIRL CRUMB CAKE MIX - Gives the cake its scrumptious crumble topping.
UNSALTED BUTTER - Gives a buttery finish. I recommend using unsalted butter.
How To Make A Christmas Dump Cake
Please check the printable recipe card below for more detailed instructions.
- Layer your apple pie filling and cranberry sauce in a baking dish.
- Mix your crumb cake mix with melted butter until crumbly.
- Sprinkle the crumble mix over the fruit.
- Bake until golden brown and bubbling.
Recipe Success Tips
EVEN LAYERS - Ensure even distribution of fruit and crumble for consistent bites.
KEEP AN EYE - Baking time may vary with ovens. Look for a golden top and bubbling edges.
ALLOW TO COOL - Give it a bit of time to cool before serving for the best texture.
VANILLA ICE CREAM - For a delightful contrast of warm and cold.
WHIPPED CREAM - A dollop can make this dessert even more special.
AS A BREAKFAST TREAT - A dollop can make this dessert even more special. It's a CHRISTMAS treat, after all! 🙂
STORE - Keep it covered in the fridge for up to 5 days.
FREEZE - Wrap tightly and freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw in the fridge overnight before reheating.
REHEAT - Warm in the oven at 300º Fahrenheit until heated through.
More Easy And Delicious Dump Recipes...
PINEAPPLE DUMP CAKE - Tropical twist on a classic.
BLUEBERRY DUMP CAKE - Bursting with sweet and tart blueberries.
APPLE SPICE DUMP CAKE - Embrace the autumn season.
LEMON DUMP CAKE - A refreshing citrus delight.
CHERRY DUMP CAKE - Sweet and tangy cherry goodness in every bite.
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Christmas Dump Cake
- Preheat your oven to 350º Fahrenheit.
- Pour the apple pie filling into a 9x13 inch baking dish. Spoon the cranberry sauce on top of the apple pie filling.
- In a large bowl, combine Cinnamon Swirl Crumb Cake mix and cinnamon sugar topping. Add melted butter and stir until the mixture becomes crumbly.
- Drizzle the crumble mix over fruit layers.
- Bake for 45-50 minutes, until golden brown and bubbling.